1745 August 27 (Tuesday). Catechiz’d the Children a. and p.m. at the Meeting House. Mr. Peabody going to a Fast at Worcester din’d with me. Noah How at work at my new Study still. Mr. Whitney here to ask my Mind about Mr. Hales preaching next week at some House on the Road as would best accommodate — to which I consented. N.B. Mr. Ball and Mr. Wheeler here. Ebenezer was ill, bad cold etc.
Rev. Oliver Peabody of Natick.
Rev. Moses Hale (HC 1734), later minister of the First Congregational Church of West Newbury, 1752-1779. SHG 9:407-408.